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Carleton College Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Northfield, MN

Location and Setting


Northfield Population
20,581
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Minneapolis-St. Paul
Campus Size
955 acres

Weather

Temperature
2.8 average low in January, 78.8 average high in September
Rain
116 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Faribault
Nearest Train Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Red Wing

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
96% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
4%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
Emergency Notification Service (cell phone text and email alerts)

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Knight
School Colors
Navy and maize

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football    
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Football x  
Golf x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
badminton, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, water polo
Men's Club Sports
badminton, equestrian sports, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, sailing, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, canoe (carleton association of nature and outdoor enthusiasts), farm club, ebony ii, whims (women in math and science), amnesty international
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
 

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